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of sexual assaults in the military. the department of defense estimates the 26,000 servicemen and women were sexually assaulted in 2012. in previous hearings, witnesses described a culture in the military that discourages victims of sexual assault from reporting it. >>> a new army study is giving women a taste of combat. the chief of staff says this will put to rest any doubts about women serving in combat. the study is being down at fort stewart in south georgia. it replaces pushups with physical tasks performed on the job. that includes carrying a wounded solar to safety or lifting a 65-pound missile. scientists will measure heart rates and oxygen to determine who is fit enough for the front lines. >>> while it's a rainy day for us here in the bay area, it's expected to be 78 degrees in scottsdale, arizona today. that's where the giants and the as will open spring training exhibition games against each other. yesterday, bruce bochy named madison bum gardner the starter. bob melvin still has not named his starter. but the pitching schedule would put jarrett parker in line to pitch opening d
, like the v.a. and the department of defense, and during the markup, we did add a provision at the minority's request that allowed the office of management and budget to implement regulations in exactly how this is going to be done. it certainly does not prohibit paid for by the army or paid for by the veterans administration, it would simply add paid for by the army at taxpayer expense would clearly be compliant with this law. the idea being to determine what the taxpayers are paying for and what is being donated for time, for instance, by a broadcast facility for public service announcements or to differentiate ads that are not paid for by the government. if there's no disclaimer we know it's not paid for with taxpayer dollars, what we're after is to let the taxpayer know when they see something on the television, hear something on the radio, see a prinned material, that their tax dollars funded it and it's something they can either be proud of or they can pick up the phone and call us up here in washington, d.c. and say, what the heck are gow you doing waste your money on
. it was interesting that they felt so defensive that they had to strike out. if us and arizona are heading that way, it's a clear statement that that's the way the country is headed. >> your efforts paid off. >> thank you, joining us from phoenix. >> the group alliance defending proce freedom which helped write the bill said this: >> coming up later - first lady michelle obama will announce changes to nutrition labels. the label makeover marks the first in some 20 years. erica pitzi joins us to explain. is this cosmetic or is there science behind this? >> there's science behind this. consider this - more than 40% of working adults read the consideration labels. system make it easier to understand. the original labels are based on eating habits and data from the 70s and '80s. the food and drug administration says it's time for an update. >> first off information about calories and fat making way for the calorie count, which will be bigger and bolder print. serving sizes will have a prime minister incident print. they'll reflect portions people eat as shown by studies, so they'll be bigger. shown on
seized government buildings overnight. both secretary of defense and secretary of state with words of warning to russia today. front-page editor of "business insider" here with us. michael, how should investors be thinking about this? >> they should be watching it very closely. ukraine is hemorrhaging money. the prime minister today said they only have $400,000 in their treasury. they have $15 billion left in foreign reserves. so they need some help. >> what's the next flash point? >> well, you definitely have to watch what's going on in crimea. the russian war games will be going on from friday to monday. the fact that there are russian flags over the regional capital and the parliament building in crimea is troublesome. then this government that was approved today, what they're going to do moving forward to get the balance sheet of the country settled. >> finally, michael, can you get a sense of a correlation between the events in ukraine as they played out today and what was happening in the market? >> i don't think i can say how it affected it, but i can say that the next coupl
would like to enter into the record our defense of our claims that 95% -- the chair: is the gentlelady requesting unanimous consent. ms. moore: yes, sir. the chair: without objection. ms. moore: appreciate that indulgence, mr. chairman i would like a roll call. the chair: the request is covered by general leave. the question is on the amendment offered by the gentlelady from wisconsin. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair the noes have it. the amendment is not agreed to. ms. moore: mr. chairman, i request a roll call. the chair: a recorded vote has been requested. pursuant to clause 6 of rule 18, further proceed ogs then amendment offered by the gentlelady from wisconsin will e postponed. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? mr. hensarling: i move that the committee now rise. the chair: the question is on the motion that the committee rise. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. the ayes have it. the motion is adopted. accordingly the committee rises. the speaker pro tempore: mr. chairman. the chair: mr. speaker, the com
to afghanistan after that proposed attack to help train taliban fighters. defense lawyers argue llaneza suffers from mental illness. >>> we have new information about one of the men who pled guilty to beating bryan stow. a judge ordered marvin norwood to remain in custody on an unrelated weapons case until his trial begins. the judge called him a flight risk and danger to society. last week, he was sentenced to four years in prison for beating stow outside of dodger stadium in 2011. his codefendant, louie sanchez, has five years left in his eight-year sentence. >>> brian stow was among those attending the memorial in santa cruz honoring two fallen police officers. stow was a paramedic from the santa cruz area. and he was among the large crowd that came out in a rain storm to honor butch baker and detective elizabeth butler. exactly one year after they were killed in the line of duty. colleagues of the fallen officers say they are touched by the large turnout. >> i really feel like the community is saying we're still here with you. we're in this together and we won't forget the sacrifices of the
. here, too. what about the dark castle? you call that defense?! come on! [ female announcer ] watch live tv anywhere. the x1 entertainment operating system, only from xfinity. welcome back a federal judge ordered the state of kentucky to recognize same sex marriages performed out of state and the earlier ruling through out the ban against gay marriage and the attorney general is reviewing the judge's ruling and 30 days to decide if the state will appeal the decision. a small central california town is without one-third of the police force after a group of officers were booked in a car theft scheme. six officers were arrested early this week in king city, 150 miles southeast of san francisco. the men ordered hundreds of cars to be impounded and either kept them for themselves or resold for profit and 200 cars were seized and many owned by hispanic drivers. >> and they are disadvantaged and not always english speaking and said something that really resonated with me, the police, they are taking our property, they are taking our cars, they take our money and we can do nothing about that. >>
.s. defense secretary hagel warned russia to respect ukraine's sovereignty and avoid provocative action. russia denied involvement in the airport seizures. this situation continues to be ugly and confusing. >>> men's apparel retailer jos. a. banks says it's talking to talk about a higher bid. that's the first time any of these folks said they wanted to talk to each other at all. men's warehouse raising from 57.50 earlier this week and added it would consider increasing that offer to $65 if it was allowed to conduct limited due diligence. hanging in the balance of all of this is eddie bauer which was maybe being played like a fiddle in trying to bring both of these guys back to the table. we always knew they wanted to do a deal of some sort. >> this merger makes sense. >> i would argue this makes more sense. >> these two companies should get together. if you're in your car you won't let them drive past the street where either one of these are located, right? you wouldn't wear a men's warehouse sock. there's no way. >> you know what i think i'm going to do next week? i'm going to dress he
residence. ethey said nope. you don't do that. it also factors in the fact that secretary of defense gates' bookt that he has been wrong on every issue. that didn't put the wind at his sails. >> he was proud of the fact that he was called in by both sides to help negotiate capitol hill through debt ceiling negotiations. with behind closed doors biden was telling friends it was a terrible spot to be. you can't show up newly elected leader of the free world, not to mention harry reid that they weren't driving bargains without the expectation of back lash. remember biden helps get the two sides together and after the election the president's team said is joe biden going to help? and said no. he wasn't needed on capitol hill which was his strong suit. >> factor this in. nothing got done. nobody filled in his row. john mccain made the comment i guess he was sent to an undisclosed location. al gore and dick cheney and george bush don't get along right now. >> people were saying they were hiding biden. i said that. >> it was genius then and genius now. >>> yesterday bill o'reilly sat with obama's
security and defense. >>> 7:57. well, b.a.r.t.'s board president is not getting much support yet in his fight to urge state lawmakers to ban future transit strikes. president joel keller introduced the advisory measure during the board meeting last night in response to two strikes last year. but several bart directors, labor leaders and workers strongly oppose the ballot measure. they say banning strikes could only increase the often hostile relationship between b.a.r.t. and its unions. the board must act by june if that measure will be on the november ballot. >>> delays on the roads, rails and the skies, all thanks to the rain and wind. urban and small stream flood advisories. our stormwatch team continues. >> reporter: we're live at the west oakland b.a.r.t. station where riders are unhappy after some systemwide delays. we'll tell what you is causing the glitch. >>> we're still looking at extended drive times all over the bay area because of the wet roads, including here in oakland. we'll tell you where the slowest traffic is. >>> some areas are calming down a little bit. might be a f
and the defense he is likely to present. >>> out the doors, the showers are still falling. coming up, how long we will be in the wet pattern. ♪ [ man ] yo buzz! drop that beat! remix! ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ ♪ ♪ you got that medley crunch ♪ go! go! buzz! ♪ go! go! go! buzz! ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ ♪ clusters, flakes ♪ that medley crunch, crunch! ♪ clusters, flakes ♪ that medley crunch, crunch! go! ♪ ♪ ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ ♪ you got that medley crunch ♪ go get that medley crunch! . >>> murder trial of oscar pistorius begins tomorrow. he is accused of shooting and killing his model girlfriend on valentine's day of last year. he mistook her for a burglar. they say they had some type of fight and hid in the bathroom. he shot four shots through the door killing her. >>> the prosecutor in the oj trial said she doesn't believe him. >> if you heard sounds in the bathroom. what dos but say, money, did you hear that. you say that before you fire shots. >>> he faces the charge of premeditated murder. he is awaiting bond at his uncle's mansion. he will hav
the police are just wrong. >> reporter: no forensics, no witnesses, not even a body. the defense might have stopped right there. instead, they decided to gamble. mike was a nice guy. the jury should see that. and if the details had been a little different each time he was asked to tell the story, here was his chance to straighten it all out for the jury. how odd then that mike, under oath now, amended his story just a little again. like when he added the detail that carol was in the bathtub when she said something mean to him. >> she said, you make my skin crawl. >> reporter: also slightly different, the way he discovered she was gone. >> i opened the front door and went out and the garage door was up and the car was gone. >> reporter: in earlier versions, 't heard the garage door go up and then saw taillights as carol drove away? why had his story changed again? >> what's the deal with that? did you hear the garage door? >> i don't think so. >> why do you think that now? what has jogged your memory? >> because i think over the years, i thought about this night so many times, and i just --
, security, missile defense, and we are deeply grateful for that. i look forward to working closely with you in the years ahead to address the main challenges that confront both our countries, and the greatest challenge, undoubtedly, is to prevent iran from the capacity to make nuclear weapons. i think that goal can be achieved if iran is prevented from enriching uranium and deals with its nuclear and military organizations. that goal can be achieved peacefully and through diplomacy. no country has a greater stake in this, because, as you know, and i am sure you appreciate, iran calls openly for our destruction, so i am sure you appreciate that israel cannot permit such a state to have the ability to make atomic bombs to achieve their goal. we just cannot be fought back to destruction, and as the prime minister of israel, i will do whatever i must do to defend it. we will also discuss the peace process, as you said. i want to thank you and secretary kerry for when i say tireless efforts. i mean the tireless efforts that you are putting into this. it is an opportunity to congratulate secretar
, on trial for the shooting of his girlfriend. defense attorneys cross examined a witness who described hearing a woman scream and then heard gunshots. he said he shot his girlfriend by mistake, thinking that she was a burglar. we want to turn back to our coverage of the ukraine, the white house keeping close tabs on russia, trying to see what it will do with troops in ukraine. there's word sanctions could come soon for russia along with economic aid for ukraine. lisa stark is in washington, what are we hearing from the white house? >> the white house just announced it is working with congress to provide $1 billion, a billion dollars in loan guarantees to ukraine to help cover energy costs. it's part of a package of financial assistance that the u.s. and the international community are working to try to provide to that country to restore economic stability there. john kerry, the secretary of state has arrived in kiev, the capitol of ukraine for his series of meetings. >> president obama called his national security council together to discuss how to deal with the events unfolding in ukr
by congress. you have seen an increase in spending and asking for fresh spending on defense issues in spending.n of fresh if you look at our stores on nutrition, health for low income families, housing -- those types of things. the budget is a way to reach forward with continued funding. the new stories, the earned credit, the child tax credit, that is news coming out of the budget. host: any thoughts on the differences between cuts and reforms, what she brought up earlier? guest: that is a great point because cuts, are, of course, cuts. what republicans are trying to is not the cast as the party of coldhearted budget-cutting. ryan struggled with this is a issueskesman on poverty for the last several years. republicans are trying to talk about poverty reform. and ryan talks about the importance of job training and work for these programs. reform case for broader -- is that breaking through for republicans? it is difficult to say. i do not think so, yeah a lot of ways. there,hen you are out you hear questions like hers, is this just budget cuts. parties are both trying for reform. is purelyent'
to hearing screams and gunshots. yesterday, his wife testified to hearing the same thing. defense attorneys say the couple discussed what they were going to say in court and that their testimony is not credible. pistorius is accused of killing his girlfriend. he said she thought she was an intruder. >>> the u.s. navy's newest ship is paying tribute to the men and women who lost their lives on flight 3 on 9/11. it will be fully commissioned on saturday in philadelphia. it carries a sign that says let's roll. that phrase was used by the brave passengers as they stormed the cockpit to stop the hijackers who had taken over flight 93. that plane did crash into a field in somerset county, pennsylvania which is how the navy ship was given its name now, one of the passengers on flight 93 was mark bingham from los gatos. a new documentary called the rugby player chronicles his life and career. it will be shown in san jose tomorrow and saturday. it's part of the film festival. that film festival runs for the sex two -- next two weeks. >>> a san jose world war ii vet has become an internet sensation.
we had a much larger defense budget, we couldn't do anything to stop russia when it invaded georgia, so i don't think there's much in terms of that. we did have, like you mentioned, the $40 million of trade with s russia and they want more. even last december they were trying to negotiate to have not quite a free trade deal but a much bigger economic tie to the united states. so if we cut off those talks, if we try to as far as we can within the wto lower our trade with russia, that would send a pressey strong message. >> how far are we going to go? will we turn russia into an international pariah? what really are these harsh measures? i don't think that, oh, not going to sochi g-8, no one wants to go there anyway. >> we've been there. we've seen the hotels. >> you mentioned possibly taking away visas from the parliament. that is an option on the table. putting a travel ban on putin traveling outside of russia if the u.s. really wants to send a strong message -- >> which would be great. >> round up our allies to do the same thing, that would be amazing. >> there are some reasons may
to the defense department. >> john kerry seems like he is preparing a way to say no. >> you can argue that both ways. i can't imagine that he will say eno. even the study that they put out paves the way for keystone. my guess is yes to keystone and come out with regulations on existing power plants later in the year. >> if you want to look at the most politicly expedient answer. chairman -- >> sorry i missed you last week, i got snowed in. >> we hope to see you again soon. who knows what we will be calling you in the future. >> paul. >>> coming up it's 1849 all over again. why gold prospectors are dancing. we have details after the break. check out gold prices right now. "squawk box" coming right back after this short break. >>> i love gold! ♪ >>> coming up, the investors' bulls eye on target. we speak to an analyst for reaction to the numbers and the company comments. "squawk box" on cnbc, profit from it. on your own... or with a fidelity investment professional, helping you find new ways to plan for retirement and save on taxes where you can so you can invest in the life that you want today
up, a dramatic day in court as kerry kennedy takes the stand in her own defense and invokes the memory of her father at her drugged driving trial. will it help her avoid a conviction? >>> religion on the big screen. why hollywood is suddenly banking on the bible. but first, this is "today" on nbc. banking on the bible. but first, this is "tod >>> coming up on "trending," three parent babies, the controversial fertilization procedure. >>> we'll get the photo shop treatment on "love your selfie." eat right. not less. [ woman ] hi, this looks interesting! what's going on here? would you like to try some hot cereal? [ female announcer ] special k nourish hot cereal. special k? wow! wow! [ female announcer ] made with superfoods... superfoods sound good to me. there's quinoa, barley. i can definitely taste the quinoa. good! i can't believe that's less than 200 calories. [ female announcer ] help you truly shine. this is a way to be good to me. [ female announcer ] nurturing yourself. what will you gain when you lose? [ female announcer ] nurturing yourself. in this season's
, and attacked all day everyday. you can no longer rely on perimeter the defenses anymore. and you have to assume that you have been macked and you have to have the technologies to go in to analyze all of the data and look for the outliers and the statistical anomalies and the unusual pattern. it is a 24 by 7 issue to try to defend yourself against cyberterrorism. i think that the agencies are just doing everything that they can to analyze the data to make sure they are looking for the outlier pattern. i don't think that they are doing the level of intrusion on the day-to-day citizen that the press would appear. but they are certainly looking for the outlier patterns that say, this is something that needs to be watched. so, you know, we at splunk, we don't condone spying or any type of internal intrusion just like you wouldn't, but i think that it is the new reality that you have to be able to analyze the data and a lot of it in order to find that needle in the haystack and looking to the unusual thing. it is a careful balance, but i tell our daughters and we tell them just a assume that everythi
? are you going to cut in education? are you going to cut in defense? obviously with the minimum wage that doesn't increase the government budget. look, we're willing to look at combinations of things but the president has put his idea on the table. if my colleague paul ryan wants to put another idea on the table, we'll obviously take a look at that going forward. >> this is sort of symbol ig on both sides but to me, i was at least a little gratified, republicans think maybe you could do something with corporate taxation and, you know, something with the taxes that are staying overseas and do some infrastructure stuff, maybe they're open to that. at least there are seeds of what looks to be things that could get done. it's symbolic. i wish the president would be more persuasive about corporate tax reform. let me ask you one philosophical question, chris. >> yes. >> that is while we're trying to decide how to help people that need help, there are two thoughts. one is that we don't want to entrench people into dependency. you look at how many people are on food stamps now, how many peop
. the russian and ukrainian governments are talking on a cabinet level today, and a russian defense official is discussing ukraine with nato members in brussels as well. so this is shaping up relatively nicely and quickly. and in the flurry of all this diploma diplomacy, we're getting a better sense of russia's and the west's end games. washington and berlin on the one hand are pushing this plan that would include international observers to replace the russian or pro-russian forces in crimea. they're asking for direct talks between moscow and kiev and new elections in may. the russians, on the other hand, want to see a return of that ousted ukrainian leader, viktor yanukovych. he would head a national unity government and the new elections wouldn't be in may but in december. there's obviously a big gulf between the two sides, but at least they are talking again. but if that doesn't work, becky, don't expect to see russia's forces pulling back from crimea any time soon. back to you. >> jim, thank you. that is certainly what we've seen play out just with the market reaction as well. they seem
of kerry kennedy. she prepares to take the stand in her own defense. we'll have the latest in the courtroom. >>> and as simple as asking an adult. a rossen report hidden investigation reveals how easy it is for teenagers to get their hands on alcohol. but first, this is "today" on nbc. >>> coming up, pippa middleton speaks out about that dress for the first time. >> after your local news and weather. [ female announcer ] a classic macaroni & cheese from stouffer's starts with freshly-made pasta, and 100% real cheddar cheese. but what makes stouffer's mac n' cheese best of all. that moment you enjoy it at home. stouffer's. made with care for you or your family. [ female announcer ] neutrogena® pore refining cleanser. alpha-hydroxy and exfoliating beads work to clean and tighten pores so they can look half their size. pores...shrink 'em down to size! [ female announcer ] pore refining cleanser. neutrogena®. [ female announcer ] pore refining cleanser. what 8 grams of protein looks like when you're getting the most out of yourself and out of life. start your day with the power of protein. mi
to be able to be the first line of defense, and i would argue that it is important that we exempt the secretary, the department from that because of their number one responsibility is securing the homeland. and we live in a different climate. i think the gentleman accepts the fact that terrorism has become franchised at this moment. i thank the gentleman for yielding. i ask individuals to again support the jackson lee amendment. i yield back. mr. goodlatte: i thank the gentlewoman. i'm not persuaded that the department of homeland security, especially with the provision that provides for emergency relief from many of the provisions of the bill, can't be greatly benefited in all those who have to deal with the department of homeland security will not be greatly benefited if the department is operating more effectively and if the regulation today promulgate our more efficient and more effective and more addressed toward what really needs to be done to address problems and not simply adding to the regulatory burden that businesses and american citizens face. so i continue my oppositi
to counsel for criminal defense defenders. and we need that in states across our country. we don't have that in new york state today. and we've got to pass legislation which will allow people to have access to competent counsel no matter who they are. >> what you're talking about now is what your life's work has been about. if i were to google you, i have a feeling the top 10 or 15 things on that google search would be about this trial. that's not what you want. how much have these charges hurt your ability to do the work you've been doing for most of your life? >> well, you know, it does hurt. and that's part of the reason i didn't have a plea. for instance, in this particular case, if i had pled, i would not be allowed to go canada for ten years or australia or new zealand and many, many other countries. in fact, if you plead to something like this overseas, you're not allowed back in the united states for ten years. so a lot of countries have these rules and regulations which is another way that the plea system really harms our country. >> and i want to mention that the work you've d
recently announced a number of recommendations and proposals that will be contained in the defense department fiscal year 2015 badges admission. it goes about pain that make in spending choices as having more losers than winners due to the fact that budgets are tight and could get even tighter is no way to win a popularity contest. in many respects, there is something in the package to set up just about everybody's alarm bells and on which meter. from my perspective and as i hope my remarks will make clear, the two categories of stakeholders most protected from these changes are people we should all feel the most accountable to. the average american fighting man woman in the average american taxpayer. to best take advantage of our time today as well as this informed audience, i thought i would might be useful to provide a broader context, thought processes and strategic shift underlined the fy 2015 proposal. we are unveiling this latest budget at a time of continued transition and insurgency for the u.s. military in terms of its role, mission and available resources. the past decad
the mysteries of the president's budget submission enables the department of defense to meet the strategic interest. this gdr makes clear that sequestration is an and the step will path to the problem of defense. when he and the chairman testified before the senate armed services committee and on thursday at thought -- house armed services committee. the secretary looks forward to discussing our updated defense strategy and budget as we grapple with tough fiscal and strategic realities. with that i will turn it over to brief the details of the quadrennial. >> good afternoon, everyone. thank you for coming. you know that we do that quadrennial defense review every four years and deliver it with the president's budget. i am happy to have the opportunity to doctors of the highlights with you law and take your questions before we also go and talk about the defense part of the budget. before i start i want to take a minute to think the leaders here in the apartment and a staff of 0s t, the joint staff, services, combatant commanders. this was a team effort and the entire department but in a tre
for the latest nice. we'll hear from secretary of state john kerry and secretary of defense chuck hagel. we'll have analysis on all of it from our panel of experts and with russia once more in the news we'll look back at a milestone "face the nation" interview. 60 years of news because this is "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs >> schieffer: good morning again there are developments from overnight on the crisis in ukraine. russian president sad her putin has moved troops in to crimea that is region where mostly russian speaking population, a move that the ukrainian prime minister says is a declaration of war. vladimir putin and president obama spoke yesterday for 90 minutes a conversation the white house described as the toughest of the obama presidency. as for ukraine, a new government there is mobilizing its reserves and authorizing the call up of all men under the age of 40. cbs news correspondent is in kiev, charlie, people are again out in the square, what's going on there? >> well, there are about a thousand demonstrators and protesters arrived here,, today we've been hea
was in the bathroom and he intended to kill her. >> and about the remarkable strategy the defense is going to use to fight back. >> very novel predent setting legal argument. >> the events began just before 6:00 on valentine's eve, february 13th, 2013. here on the surveillance camera, you can see a smiling reeva steenkamp driving her silver mini past security guards standing watch over oscar's walled and debated subdivision. reeva was followed ten minutes later by oscar, driving a white bmw. by 10:00 p.m., oscar will claim, he had removed his prosthetic legs and was in bed watching tv while she practiced yoga on the floor nearby. this crime scene photo, not intended for public consumption but leaked to the media reveals a never to be opened valentine's gift from reeva to oscar, ossie as she liked to call him. it wasn't much later, according to oscar, they were both fast asleep. and then 3:00 a.m., this. more leaked photos show where four bullets blew through the bathroom door, two bullet holes marked by police appear to be about waist high. one of the bullets ended up in the base. after firing th
involved in the case, people who worked in the courthouscourthous e, defense lawyers, law enforcement. so i was very interested in going through that public but i came here to write this story of the anti-gay hate crime as it had been presented by the national media. i am a gay man. i have been out since the 1970s and it had seemed to me that this was an important story to understand to look at an full-length form. i know those of you who live here are very familiar with what that narrative was at the time. i can just say that eventually i went through some changes in my thinking about the case but i just want to refresh our collective memory here about how this was reported initially. from the very first trip warts of the october 19, the october 6, 1998 attack major news organizations provided a generally uniform account of the crime and motives behind it. a sampling of newspaper and magazine stories painted a harrowing picture. this is first from the "boston globe." shepard, 22, a first-year student at the university of wyoming paid nearly allegedly for trusting to strangers enough at the
mental unstability, you know, the defense tried that approach when they did, when they drilled me on the stand. >> but your trial was unique. you had taped evidence of a -- of your perpetrator admitting the crime of drugging you and raping you. so you had more of an air tight case. but again for those who joined our hearing later your assailant received no jail time. >> no, due to his 23 years of service, they thought that was, you know, more or less, like i said, you know, kudos for him. and, you know, to me, it was disgusting because, you know -- >> which is one of the reasons why members of this committee are working so hard to remove the good soldier defense. >> right. and i think that's very important. because of the simple fact of, you know, when i'm brought in, and i'm told that, you know, oh, well he's just a lance corporal, i'm a staff sergeant, this is how many years i've served and then you use that good soldier defense, you know, then that weighs upon the jury, or the judge, whoever has the case, and then they're like oh, well he's had this one case, but that doesn't m
in recently to help protect affect russians to face persecution. >> they were self-defense teams. it will be completely legitimate. and correspond to international law. >> the obama administration says no threat exists. >> it is not appropriate to invade a country and at the end of a barrel of the gun dictate what you are trying to achieve. injohn kerry was in tf -- a package that will help the ukrainian economy. he said sanctions against russia will backfire and while he does not want to start a fight, moscow reserves the right to protect russians in that country. >> on the diplomatic front, secretary kerry is slated to meet with his russian counterpart wednesday. officials are scheduled to meet with nato officials in brussels. jay korff, abc 7 news. >> dramatic moments outside of the wilson building where a car jumped the curb, hit a light post and then came to a rest at the foot of the steps. it was hours before that scene was clear. the driver was not injured. united airlines announced a crack down. a man lays out plans for a murder for hire. little does he know the man on th
on valentine's day, 2013. he says he acted in self-defense after mistaking her for an intruder. a neighbor testified she heard screams coming from the couple's home, followed by gunshots. >> they say honesty is the best policy. why you are more likely to tell the truth during the morning. >> a warning for anyone who uses netflix or gmail. >> we will take you back outside. it is bitterly cold.
-- we should revisit the missile missile defense shield we talked about so often. beyond that, i would say it's part of strengthening and stabilizing the government in kiev now so they can transition to stability down the road, as well, i think part of that should be strengthening their defense capabilities. i think this threat is a long-term one they're facing >> you've been focused on foreign policy challenges in venezuela. there are protests there against the government and a crackdown against protesters in the streets. what would like to see the administration do? >> first we need to clearly pronounce ourselves as more than just concerned about what's happening. we need to say clearly the united states and its people and its government are firmly on the side of the ambitions and desires, the rightful desires of the people in the str, bow and time-out. this is a test for him. there are things he can doing immediately rather than these -- >> mayor, you have to be looking at this as a lot of people are. saying, you know, we understand you know, russia is a threat. you never like to se
to investigate crimes and make sure that they are prosecuted properly. >> reporter: mendoza's defense was that he never meant to follow through with the hitmen. nevertheless he will be sentenced may 7th and faces life in prison. i'm mola lenghi for wusa9. >>> we just checked and police have not made an arrest in a murder on laughlin road in silver spring last night. a man's body was found lying next to a car. another man turned up later at the hospital with gunshot wounds. police believe the two are related. the home is rented by a 53-year- old woman and her adult daughter and owned by a prominent former united nations official currently out of the country. >>> george huguely's appeal has been rejected, convicted of killing his ex-girl friend yeardley love. huguely's attorney say he was not given a fair trial because it continued when one of his lawyer was sick. the appeals court found no errors and affirmed the conviction. >>> mayor vincent gray grabbed another big endorsement in his reelection bid this time from d.c.'s chamber of commerce. the group said gray had a solid record of
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to the law, the police have the right to self-defense, especially when ere has been massive attacks on the police. regrettably, the year 2004 when we had a similar situation, and my supporters, about 40,000 railway e to the .tation i went to the railway station myself. and stopped the people. i prevented bloodshed. i talked to those who brought them there. you will never forgive us if there are any deaths, if lood is spilled. >> i have a question. if there is an investigation underway in the hague, what happens, if the case is to be tried in the hague, possibly. what if this happens, what will you do? and my second question is do you think it's right that mr. putin denied you as an existing acting president of ukraine? as for the hague, here's my position to you. france will need to conduct an that dent investigation has to prove someone from the authorities from the opposition nd from the council. after this independent investigation, maybe we can talk about some courts. i am very often provoked. here's how i will approach this. time will ced that come and the truth will prevail
, a.s. mulberry, was acting in self-defense when he shot 19-year-old joshua hathaway. mulberry shot hathaway when he pulled a mallet from under his shirt and tried to attack the guard back in november. prosecutors report mulberry believed he was in danger, so his actions were justified. >>> today on capitol hill, lawmakers will mark 20 years since landmark gun legislation became law. it was on this day back in 1994 that president clinton signed the brady bill. this introduced a waiting period and background check for some prospective gun buyers. the bill was named after james brady, the white house press secretary who was shot during the 1981 assassination attempt against ronald reagan. today brady's wife, sara, will be on capitol hill to call on tighter gun-control laws. >>> the man who tried to assassinate reagan will soon spend less time in a d.c. psychiatric hospital. according to the "washington post," john hinckley jr. will be allowed as many as 17 days a month to live with his mother in williamsburg starting in march. he would also be allowed to drive unaccompanied in william
. we think the evidence went in well. >> reporter: the defense which claims kennedy unknowingly took the sleeping pill ambien the morning she sideswiped a tractor trailer in 2012 rested thursday after calling its final witness. dr. david benjamin a clinical form cole gist who helped get ambien approved by the fda said it can cause automatic type behavior and zombieism. they might become impaired and not know it. >> this is a responsible woman. had she had her faculties about her she would have pulled over and called aaa. >> reporter: kennedy has pleaded not guilty and testified that the morning of the accident she had taken a generic form of ambien by mistake mixing it up with her thyroid medication. on the stand she said if i realized i was impaired, i would have pulled over. but in their closing argument, prosecutors said kennedy knew right away that she had taken the wrong pill. she felt it and i submit she was looking for an excuse to control her public image. an apparent reference to her famous family. many of whom have showed up to support kennedy every day including her mother
the street and away from homes. homeowners also work to build their own last line of defense. >> reporter: this homeowner put up some plastic on his hillside hoping to prevent some slides. >> we're prepared as we can be. i hope it's good enough. >> reporter: before the rain started falling, many packed up and heeded warnings. >> we'll probably decide to go, but for right now, we're staying and assessing how the storm's going to be. >> reporter: you know, when we have wildfires around here, there are people w stay behind trying to protect their home, but police say when it comes to floods and mud slides, there's nothing you can do to stop it, so you might as well play it safe and leave. anthony and norah? >> good advice. ben tracy, thanks. >>> it's too cold to be raining in chicago this morning. the windchill there is around 6 below zero. this arctic blast stretches from the northern rockies to the east coast. elaine quijano is in detroit, one of the cities haefrtd hit by the weather. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, anthony and norah. right now the temperature here in the m
's defense minister says 6,000 additional russian troops have arrived here. all of this after president obama warned russia not to intervene in ukraine. >> the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> reporter: in crimea's capital, the pro-russian coup gathers pace. its new leader's announcing they now control ukraine's army, navy and air force here. any commander who disappears, says the new prime minister, should leave. just beyond crimea's borders and along the frontier with ukraine, russia continues one of its biggest military exercises since the fall of the soviet union. 150,000 men maneuvering as president putin is now, to show their strength to the world. the streets of crimea are calm. the vote here to decide who should rule has been brought forward to the end of the month. within weeks, crimea, always pro-russian, could be free of ukrainian rule for good. -- give in to what it calls russian provocation and that its troops are ready to hit back, if necessary. i mean, i don't think there
suggest on the dollar? against emerging market assets? -- >> we haveo be to be tactically defensive on emerging markets. we are facing a highly volatile time. i'm going to use the proxy in those cases, they work better as a hedge than the real thing. it is at risk if we go into this escalation scenario. toit is used by investors express a view for the region as a whole. that is a bit of an ecstatic trade, but it works really well. >> -- exotic trade him a but it works really well? >> what does romania have that poland doesn't? >> it is less vulnerable to swings in investor sentiment. romania is more defensive than poland. i would assume shorting against the euro will work just as well. >> the russian stock market does look ready cheap compared to other emerging markets. 4.7 times estimated earnings, which is below india, brazil. in andhould you get an m buy? the russian stock market has been cheap for a very long time, so i do not see that -- >> do you think russian outflows will continue? it is a big risk. it will be driven by geopolitics. >> to buy for joining us today. >> -- than
, when the current crisis began, the government sent its former chief of defense to the region to try to defuse the situation. a second emissary was prevented from entering the crimean rada to engage in discussions. and it is why ukrainian authorities have repeatedly reached out to russia. russia needs to reciprocate and begin to engage directly with the government of ukraine. i note that russia has implied a right to take military action in the crimea if invited to do so by the prime minister of crimea. as the government of russia well knows, this has no legal basis. the prohibition on the use of force would be rendered moot were sub-national authorities able to unilaterally invite military intervention by a neighboring state. under the ukrainian constitution, only the ukrainian rada can approve the presence of foreign troops. if we are concerned about the rights of russian-speaking minorities, the united states is prepared to work with russia and this council to protect them. we have proposed and wholeheartedly support the immediate deployment of international observers and monitors
. the defense might have stopped right there. instead, they decided to gamble. mike was a nice guy. the jury should see that. and if the details had been a little different each time he was asked to tell the story, here was his chance to straighten it all out for the jury. how odd then that mike, under oath now, amended his story just a little again. like when he added the detail that carol was in the bathtub when she said something mean to him. >> she said, you make my skin crawl. >> reporter: also slightly different, the way he discovered
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